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Dropbox File Synchronization and Online Storage Review

Cloud hosting, or online hosting in general, is not a new technology. Your emails hosted on your email provider's server are as much cloud hosting as storing website files on content distribution networks or important documents with the help of a provider like Dropbox.

When you look at the services that Dropbox offers, you will notice that they offer free and professional accounts. Part of the cloud hosting providers popularity stems from that fact. But free alone is usually not good enough when it comes to hosting documents or files online. Other factors play important roles as well, among them security and reliability.

Generally speaking, security ensures that your data is safe and cannot be copied or deleted by third parties. Reliability on the other hand means availability of data and the service in general.

We have seen new cloud hosting players come into business who promised Gigabytes of free space only to vanish soon thereafter. As far as Dropbox is concerned, it all checks out.

Dropbox uses modern encryption methods to both transfer and store your data.

  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and AES-256 bit encryption
  • Dropbox website and client software have been hardened against attacks from hackers
  • Public files are only viewable by people who have a link to the file(s). Public folders are not browsable or searchable

Dropbox uses Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3) for storage, which has a robust security policy of its own.

dropbox interface

Dropbox launched their product in September 2008, and has since then shown significant growth. Today, the service has more than 45 million registered users who save one million files every five minutes.

New users who register an account can either select the free option which gives them 2 Gigabytes of free storage space, or one of the paid options which provide them with either 50 or 100 Gigabytes of space for $9.99 or $19.99 per month. Custom plans are available for teams and organizations.

Free users can increase their storage space by referring friends to the service. Both parties will receive 250 Megabytes of extra space up to a limit of 8 Gigabytes (Students receive 500 Megabytes for every referral).

They can afterwards download the Dropbox client software to their system. the client software is made available for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac, Linux and mobile operating systems. The client creates a Dropbox folder on the system which acts as the root folder. All files that you copy in here will be synchronized with the online storage automatically, provided that you have enough space left for the operation.

Even better, Dropbox transfers the files automatically whenever they change. If you are working on a document in your Dropbox folder you will be able to access revisions of the file from the Dropbox online panel.

Files can also be accessed on the Dropbox website directly. This means that access is available even if you are working on a computer where Dropbox is not installed on (say Internet Cafe, public computer).

The files that you add or modify online are automatically synced with your devices.

Lets take a look at some usage scenarios:

  • You are often on the road and need to access specific documents regularly. While you could carry around an USB device for that or even a laptop, you later need to make sure that the document is synced with your desktop computer and other devices where it is needed.
  • You need to backup important data, e.g. spreadsheets, financial documents or your passwords managers encrypted database. Storing data online makes sure it is still available even if your computer is stolen or your house burns down.
  • You need to share documents or files with select users. While you could use file hosting sites for this or email, you probably want to use a more secure option without storage restraints. You can also share entire folders with other users, which is excellent for project work.

Top 5 Tips

  • You can use keyboard shortcuts to perform actions more quickly while browsing the files on the Dropbox website. You may need to enable keyboard shortcuts first in the online client. Click on Account > Account Settings and enable "Enable file browser keyboard shortcuts" to do so.
  • You can limit the upload and download speed of file synchronizations in the client software.
  • Check out My Computers under Account to see a list of computers that have recently connected to your Dropbox. You can unlink computers right here as well in case you want to remove a devices authorization.
  • Version Control is a great feature. Free users get 30 days of version history. This can be used to preview and restore file snapshots.
  • Use third party software like Dropbox Folder Sync or Boxcryptor to customize your experience even more.

Take a look at the following video for a short introduction if you have never heard about Dropbox before and want a quick overview of the service.

Dropbox Video

Verdict

Dropbox is a versatile file synchronization and online storage provider. Clients are available for all major operating systems, and website access ensures that files are always in reach.

Two Gigabytes of free space may not seem like a lot, but it depends in the end on the individual user.

Giveaway

If you need more space and cannot find users to refer to, you can take part in the giveaway to get 2 Gigabytes of extra Dropbox space. We have ten promo codes that you can use to get that extra space assigned to your Dropbox account.

To take part, leave a comment and let me know if you use a cloud storage provider currently. Good luck everyone. If you have not signed up yet, you can do it here with my referral code which gets you 250 Megabyte extra storage.

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Comments

  1. Dalv Kade said on December 2, 2011 at 11:28 am
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    Yes, I’d like 2xtra bits of storage with DropBox

  2. Jimmy said on December 2, 2011 at 11:31 am
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    Currently using both Dropbox and Skydrive (loved the updates!) for personal and work purposes. Dropbox is almost full though.

  3. Ace said on December 2, 2011 at 11:33 am
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    I use Dropbox for a long time now, and it really makes file sharing easy. Currently, I use it on one laptop (Windows 7), 2 desktops (Windows 7, Ubuntu) and phone (Android). So far, everything works flawlessly.

  4. MerleOne said on December 2, 2011 at 11:33 am
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    Hi,
    Thanks for the Giveaway. I do use dropbox already, I used to use dropboks while they worked. I would definitely be happy to be selected for the Giveaway.

  5. Harish said on December 2, 2011 at 11:35 am
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    been using dropbox since a long time, made it up to 6.5 GB of free storage via referrals but stuck there since ages and is nearly full up-to the brim. Could sure use those extra 2 GB storage. :)

  6. Bygy said on December 2, 2011 at 11:36 am
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    Bonjour,

    Actuellement j’utilise DropBox et PogoPlug, mais c’est DropBox* que je préfère.

    * avec BoxCryptor

  7. Burnie82 said on December 2, 2011 at 11:37 am
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    Currently using Dropbox (2Gb free), sugarsync (5Gb free) and Ubuntuone (5GB free).

    Dropbox is great particularly the shared folder features which allows me to share files between friends easily.

    An Extra 2GB would come in very handy thou ;-)

  8. Andy said on December 2, 2011 at 11:38 am
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    I’ve been using Dropbox since late 2009. Especially since I learned how to use TrueCrypt within Dropbox to keep my personal files safe but always accessible. Most of my portable apps are stored in Dropbox as well. But I’m continously on the limit of my 2GB (+ some referrals).

  9. GLan said on December 2, 2011 at 11:38 am
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    I currently don’t have a cloud storage provider because I need more space than they offer in free accounts. I will start using DropBox if I get this award! Thanks!

    :D

  10. Scott said on December 2, 2011 at 11:43 am
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    The only cloud storage I use is DropBox. I tried referring family and friends that I thought would take advantage of it, but none of them were interested. That’s their loss, because this is a great service. And yes, I would love an extra 2 gigs. Thanks !!

  11. Albert said on December 2, 2011 at 11:43 am
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    I use Dropbox and Skydrive. My Dropbox is also almost full and 2Gb extra would come in handy!

  12. Mahdi Najafi said on December 2, 2011 at 11:48 am
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    like Jimmy: “Currently using both Dropbox and Skydrive (loved the updates!) for personal and work purposes. Dropbox is almost full though.”

  13. Al said on December 2, 2011 at 11:54 am
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    Just started using dropbox a few months ago. Great way to sync your files across all your devices and great for backups

  14. turnasuyu said on December 2, 2011 at 11:55 am
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    Thanks for the Giveaway. Dropbox is a very useful application.

  15. Pawel said on December 2, 2011 at 11:56 am
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    Currently using both Dropbox for personal purposes and I’d be happy to get extra storage with Dropbox.

  16. Eric said on December 2, 2011 at 11:57 am
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    I already use Dropbox extensively. But can always use an extra 2Gb ;)
    Cheers!

  17. Chandra said on December 2, 2011 at 11:57 am
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    Using Dropbox to synchronize my project and config between PC. Still the best in it’s field.

  18. Shatimi said on December 2, 2011 at 11:57 am
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    I would like to get the extra Dropbox space :)

  19. Stefan said on December 2, 2011 at 11:58 am
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    Currently Using Dropbox and Box.net… I have both free accounts. Although i have a Box.net with 50Gig of storage (got ios promos) dropbox still wins because of the synchronization feature.

    I would love to have 2 extra gigs of space on my account as I own a desktop computer(@home) and a netbook(@school for teaching).

  20. Radu said on December 2, 2011 at 12:00 pm
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    Yep, using DropBox already. Would be nice an extra 2GB.

  21. Jan said on December 2, 2011 at 12:04 pm
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    Sure, I’d like to have some more space for my data…
    I’m using Dropbox since 2009, but also tried some alternatives like wuala or SpiderOak.

  22. trunkin said on December 2, 2011 at 12:04 pm
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    Sure. I’m using dropbox for years. Always getting full.
    These two gigs will be very handy.

  23. Van said on December 2, 2011 at 12:05 pm
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    Great service! Simple and reliable!
    I could do much more with an extra 2Gb though…
    Thank you ghacks for this giveaway.
    Keep on good work!

  24. ulysess said on December 2, 2011 at 12:05 pm
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    I’m using Dropbox and Skydrive too

  25. Sebastian said on December 2, 2011 at 12:15 pm
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    I use Dropbox as my primary online storage (trying to get rid of the mail-everything-to-myself policy). I use it to store all the material for my lectures, mainly slides and exercise sheets so I can view them from my phone during class. I was thinking about trying Ubuntu One but I guess Dropbox is good enough so I haven’t even bothered yet (specially now that I’ll hopefully get more storage capacity :P)!

  26. warfab said on December 2, 2011 at 12:18 pm
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    I could use another 2GB of Dropbox storage :)

  27. lipinus said on December 2, 2011 at 12:19 pm
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    Dropbox has been my favorite cloud storage product since early last year and helped me recover important files a few times thanks to that lovely “Previous Versions”.

  28. Dan said on December 2, 2011 at 12:20 pm
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    I currently only use dropbox, and can definitely use another 2 GB for space. Thanks for the giveaway offer!

  29. quasidot said on December 2, 2011 at 12:20 pm
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    I use dropbox as preferred choice, sometimes I have to fallback on SugarSync, Comodo, Livedrive or similar but they all lack the good support for Linux and Windows and iOS.

    Ciao, francesco aka quasi.

  30. Bogdan said on December 2, 2011 at 12:24 pm
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    I use Dropbox a lot! It keeps my projects synced and helps me recover them easily.

  31. Toto said on December 2, 2011 at 12:27 pm
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    Hey! Nice giveaway! It smells christmas ;-) I would definitively run for it.

    i’m using dropbox/Livemesh… because the setup is really minimal. I’m also looking to other solutions to see if I could get a system on my own server (to be really unlimited in term of storage/bandwith etc).

    There is a few open-source solutions wich are Dropbox-like, but as of today none of them is really ready for lar deplyment and there is also some cross platform issues. I also try webdav, but having a correct setup is really a pain… So I’m sticking with dropbox for now ;-).

    1. Michele Pezza said on December 2, 2011 at 12:55 pm
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      I use Dropbox for personal and work purposes on 1 laptop, 2 desktops and an Iphone.
      Thx for the Giveaway.

      Ciao
      MP

  32. Anita Turak said on December 2, 2011 at 12:29 pm
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    Thanks for this Giveaway. I would like to have more space for my personal files. An extra 2GB would be cool! THX!

  33. FB said on December 2, 2011 at 12:35 pm
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    I use dropbox for saving my school files. It’s a real lifesaver when I need to access something from the school computers to print.

    I also use it to sync my codebases since I’m a programmer. It’s really great to be able to collaborate on the fly on projects, plus the versioning system is really useful.

  34. Rowan said on December 2, 2011 at 12:40 pm
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    Currently using Dropbox. Skydrive looks promising, but with a file size limit… it’s unfortunately a deal breaker.

  35. Alex said on December 2, 2011 at 12:45 pm
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    I use dropbox to synchronise my android phone and my home/work computers.
    On my phone I use the Dropsync app drom the market, it is much better than the official app, as it allows for two way sync.
    This promo code would sure come in handy.

  36. David said on December 2, 2011 at 12:47 pm
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    I had no idea that you could use keyboard shortcuts with the Dropbox web account! I’ve been using Dropbox since late 2009 and find it invaluable for keeping documents in sync and accessible. Keep up the good work with the full RSS feed – it makes keeping up with ghacks nice and easy for me. I guess you’ve already given away the codes for 2GB extra but if you haven’t… count me in!

    1. Martin Brinkmann said on December 2, 2011 at 1:00 pm
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      David, the winners are announced tomorrow. Everyone has the same chance if they leave a comment until then.

  37. Marcel said on December 2, 2011 at 12:51 pm
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    Yes, I’d like 2xtra bits of storage with Drop Box
    i use Drop Box since 2 Years

  38. bq said on December 2, 2011 at 12:52 pm
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    I use just dropbox since it has been launched.

  39. mickey said on December 2, 2011 at 12:52 pm
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    I’m a fan of Dropbox too – i used to use Sugarsync, which allows you to sync up any folder you want, but it turned out to be slower than DB, thanks to the ‘LAN sync’ option built into dropbox which uses your LAN to sync between machines if possible. I don’t think the article mentions LAN sync at all – but it’s a lot quicker than downloading from the internet!

  40. Abhigyan Banerjee said on December 2, 2011 at 12:56 pm
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    Currently using Dropbox, Box.net and Pogoplug. Might sign up for Minus as well in the near future. Would love that 2 GB extra on Dropbox though. Nothing’s easier than Dropbox. It just works.

  41. knobtviker said on December 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm
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    this was a great article to read. It shows why dropbox is better then other similar services.
    this is exactly why i use it everyday and why i develop apps to use with it.

  42. Ivan K. said on December 2, 2011 at 1:03 pm
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    I have been using Dropbox for the last 2 years. Ever since they have launched the service I have always used encrypted z7 archives, just to be on the safe side :) I also use iCloud but to be honest I like the simplicity and the control of Dropbox Folders/Files. I currently have 3GB storage and extra 2GB will be definitely welcome. Thank you Martin/Ghacks for all of the giveaways.

    Regards,
    Ivan K.

  43. davednb said on December 2, 2011 at 1:07 pm
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    Currently sugarsync but it is not working anymore (issues with setup) so an extra 2 gig for dropbox would be great!

  44. Marianne said on December 2, 2011 at 1:07 pm
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    Fantastic tool

    I especially appreciate the ease of background uploading of files from my PC-based DropBox directories.

    Truly a great product!

    I’d love some extra space though!

  45. Abhinav said on December 2, 2011 at 1:08 pm
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    I’m using dropbox currently on my phone, laptop and desktop. I would love to have extra 2gb

  46. Luca said on December 2, 2011 at 1:16 pm
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    I mainly use Dropbox, but also iCloud for my apple stuff and sometimes box.net (on which i have lot of free space).

  47. Hiten said on December 2, 2011 at 1:16 pm
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    I love dropbox. its free and easy to use and with a bit work will grand nearly 20gb Free storage. Tried some other services like Live Mesh but dropbox is simply the best atm

  48. Nageswar said on December 2, 2011 at 1:17 pm
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    would love to have the extra 2gb space in my almost filled account :)

  49. Micheál said on December 2, 2011 at 1:22 pm
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    Nice review, and thanks for the cool little tips!

    Currently using Dropbox and Sugarsync, the space limitations for the free version of DropBox kind of makes me lean towards Sugarsync – however in college nearly everyone uses dropbox so I am reluctant to leave it.

    Extra free storage would be great.

  50. Dan said on December 2, 2011 at 1:23 pm
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    Yes, I love Dropbox! Also tried SugarSync since they’re more generous with their free space, but the client just isn’t as snappy and upload/sync times are a lot slower.

  51. Jordan Humberto de Souza said on December 2, 2011 at 1:25 pm
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    I use this service and aprove it… i hope i can win this extra space!!!

  52. Jack said on December 2, 2011 at 1:26 pm
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    I would love to have more storage, count me in.

  53. JC said on December 2, 2011 at 1:32 pm
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    I use Dropbox, I travel a lot with work. Makes my life a whole lot easier!
    I be grateful for an extra 2 Gigs worth as well!!

  54. Alex N said on December 2, 2011 at 1:34 pm
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    Yes, I use dropbox now and extra gigs could be nice option! :)

  55. Geoff said on December 2, 2011 at 1:35 pm
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    Could use more space so count me in.

  56. MartinDK said on December 2, 2011 at 1:38 pm
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    I would love some extra Dropbox space as well :)
    I’ve been using the service for a while. When I started using my smartphone and tablet more extensively, the benefits of Dropbox really became apparent – who needs USB dongles when you have Dropbox? :D

  57. Alex said on December 2, 2011 at 1:39 pm
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    I currently use Dropbox with work colleagues (sharing assets) and friends (music and photos), it’s a great piece of software. I’ve used it in Windows and Linux, even in some unsupported distributions and it still worked flawlessly!

  58. tinwheeler said on December 2, 2011 at 1:41 pm
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    If I’ve won, please pass the gift on to the next winner. Thanks

  59. Luis Norambuena said on December 2, 2011 at 1:44 pm
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    Dropbox is great for setting up an online backup on your parents’ PC! And I can definitely use another 2 GB :-)

    Thx for the Giveaway.

  60. wientanz said on December 2, 2011 at 1:46 pm
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    For me Dropbox is THE most essential tools of all the software tools I use. But it’s getting crowded. So yes, I could also use the promo code. :-)

  61. Kung Shin Jie said on December 2, 2011 at 1:50 pm
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    I use Dropbox for office and home use and it really make my life easier , I don’t need to keep switching computer just to access the files in the office (Plus it also save my life , if it didn’t keep 30 day files history I might have to do it again ) , I also use junction for dropbox so it can sync my Firefox profile , it will be nice to get an additional 2 Gb Space

  62. Ashish said on December 2, 2011 at 1:54 pm
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    More is never enough. I want the power of more :D

    But I really like dropbox. Never gave me problems and is not too fussy…

  63. Dan E said on December 2, 2011 at 2:10 pm
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    I have been using dropbox almost since it started and have really enjoyed having the service. It is nice to know that all of your files your working on and adjusting are saved in the cloud in case you have computer crash (which has happened to me twice within the last 3 yrs!). Therefore dropbox is very important to me and would love to get 2gb of extra storage.

    Thanks for this chance!

  64. Michael said on December 2, 2011 at 2:14 pm
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    I use the free version of Dropbox, plus some manual backup to S3 for larger files. Would love to have more Dropbox space so I could eliminate the manual backups.

  65. dockendj said on December 2, 2011 at 2:14 pm
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    I currently use Dropbox and love the service. I am only using the 2Gb free storage and would LOVE to have an extra 2 GB.

  66. Marius Suciu said on December 2, 2011 at 2:17 pm
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    I used Skydrive, currently using dropbox on 2 desktops, 1 laptop and an android phone. i had 2 gb and i reached 3.6 gb with the dropbox quest among other things.

  67. Mike said on December 2, 2011 at 2:19 pm
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    I’m a big fan of Dropbox and use it all the time. Would love to have another 2GB.

  68. Don Cote said on December 2, 2011 at 2:20 pm
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    My use of Dropbox has been increasing since I installed it over a year ago…

  69. ibheck said on December 2, 2011 at 2:29 pm
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    I have a SkyDrive account, but I think Dropbox better and of course I want an extra 2 gigabytes

  70. Cwmoriarty said on December 2, 2011 at 2:31 pm
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    Long time reader, first time commenter. I use Amazon and Dropbox for cloud storage. Both have their place.

  71. nikc said on December 2, 2011 at 2:35 pm
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    Currently using Dropbox and Box :D

  72. Cool said on December 2, 2011 at 2:37 pm
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    Thank for this giveaway! Please count me in! I am currently using Dropbox and Minus.com for storing my file.

  73. gringo said on December 2, 2011 at 2:50 pm
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    Yes, I love dropbox and I would love to have som extra space!

  74. Robert in SF said on December 2, 2011 at 2:53 pm
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    I use SkyDrive, but there are file size limits, and only 5 gigs backs up to the web, and only 25 gigs would sync between computers…. Dropbox sounds nice.

  75. Noel said on December 2, 2011 at 3:03 pm
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    This is the best service. Have tried SugarSync as well but doesn’t work as good as Dropbox. I would love to have some extra space :)

    Thanks

  76. Peter said on December 2, 2011 at 3:06 pm
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    I use DropBox on a daily base. It syncs my laptop @work with my machine @home. I also use it to push files to my iPad and to share files with a friend of mine.
    DropBox is simple to use and works really great! What else do one need?
    I also use SkyDrive (25GB) as a backup drive.
    I tried SugarSync before but I had several update problems.
    I’m using DropBox for two years now and didn’t experience any problems.

    I even put complete portable programs in my Dropbox folder.
    Update once, use everywhere!
    Therefor that 2GB extra space would be welcome for sure!

  77. John Matt said on December 2, 2011 at 3:08 pm
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    Want to make backups. Count me in. Thanks for giveaway

  78. Seth said on December 2, 2011 at 3:11 pm
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    Started using the shared drive feature with a bunch of my classmates and now I’m quickly running short on space!

  79. Gianlucafe said on December 2, 2011 at 3:12 pm
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    Yes, please. 2 extra GB are always well accepted!

  80. Renji said on December 2, 2011 at 3:12 pm
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    Hi Martin, I use Dropbox for all my synchronization purposes. Nice, easy to use service.

  81. Carlos P. Nable, Jr. said on December 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm
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    I use dropbox

  82. Gerrit said on December 2, 2011 at 3:18 pm
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    I would love to get some extra space in my Dropbox.

  83. IT_Andy said on December 2, 2011 at 3:19 pm
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    I use dropbox to sychronize between android, PC and Notebook

  84. ron said on December 2, 2011 at 3:23 pm
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    I could not live without it :)

  85. Ryan E said on December 2, 2011 at 3:24 pm
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    I love me some Dropbox. They’re my current cloud storage provider of choice. I’d love a promo code if you have any to spare.

  86. keynell said on December 2, 2011 at 3:26 pm
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    Before Dropbox i would try every online storage service out there, but the sync feautre of Dropbox sold it. It gets even better with additional services & apps that integrate with it.
    I wouldn’t say i’m not waiting for Bitcasa, but for now Dropbox is the killer.
    ps. sign me up for the giveaway please:)

  87. Diego said on December 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm
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    I’d love to receive extra 2Gb for my DBox! :)

  88. Bobby Roughton said on December 2, 2011 at 3:38 pm
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    I use Dropbox and I am very pleased with the service. I can use the extra 2 gigbits. Thanks

  89. Joseph c said on December 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm
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    I currently use Dropbox. Have used Spideroak in the past but think Dropbox’s Linux client is better.

  90. TwisterK said on December 2, 2011 at 3:44 pm
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    Being using drop box for more than 1 year, overall quite happy wif its service.

  91. 127kmph said on December 2, 2011 at 3:45 pm
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    i use sugarsync dropbox live sync. oh the benefits of SSD no need to worry about having tons of startup programs. (these sync programs have slow startup times)

  92. Eric said on December 2, 2011 at 3:47 pm
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    I’ve been using Dropbox for quite a while now, and I’d certainly be interested in the extra space.

    Thanks for giveaway!

  93. Stefan Green said on December 2, 2011 at 3:48 pm
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    So, you want to know how I use Cloud Storage providers, eh?

    Dropbox for things I’m sending to friends or need to access a lot (also useful for passing .apk files to my phone and tablet

    Teamdrive for web design projects – I can share them with other groups, and I have Dreamweaver set up to use each Teamdrive project as the root for a local copy of a website

    SugarSync holds the bulk of my documents, writing projects I’m working on, draft copies of things etc.

    Zoho I tend not to use much, but when I was working freelance for a recruitment agency I’d have Zoho set up to receive and manage the CVs

    Pogoplug I used for a while, but I managed to wreck the plug while installing linux (the machine works, it just can’t be accessed over SSH and I don’t have the appropriate cable to reflash it)

    and Box.net holds things like graphical assets for web design work, photo albums I haven’t put on photobucket, stuff like that – Greatly aided by the 50GB upgrade I got with my HP Touchpad.

    I manage most of that lot through Primadesk and Otixio (Otixio is great as it provides a single WebDAV mount point for all the services, and I can use it to upload to various FTP servers too, while Primadesk has a nicer interface overall and is great at managing photos)

    ..oh, and I have a number of IFTTT recipes running to automate some things, like auto-dropboxing facebook pics I’m tagged in, things like that)

    Overall my system is several orders of magnitude more complicated than it needs to be, but why not make the most of it? all the services I’m using are free, and most provide between 2-10GB free space (except the box.net promo)

    Dropbox is by far my favourite and most often used though, it’s the first thing I install after a reformat/reinstall and contains my ninite installer script and any individual installers I need to get up and running.

  94. Keith said on December 2, 2011 at 3:58 pm
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    I love Dropbox. I use Wuala, Minus, Skydrive, but always come back to Dropbox for the simplicity!

  95. dorothy galvin said on December 2, 2011 at 4:05 pm
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    great article on dropbox and cloud use,

  96. alive said on December 2, 2011 at 4:05 pm
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    Dropbox is the best!

  97. mizdoc said on December 2, 2011 at 4:05 pm
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    I use Dropbox now and love it. I can easily transfer files from my desktop to my tablet. I’d love to have an extra 2 gig storage, as I often run out of space in my Dropbox and have to decide what to take out of it.
    Please count me in for the great giveaway
    thanks.

  98. Dave H said on December 2, 2011 at 4:11 pm
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    Awesome give away, Been looking for some extra space in my DropBox. I currently use it for any important documents and would love to add my photos.

  99. Raj said on December 2, 2011 at 4:12 pm
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    Have started to use drop box, increased space as free user (e.g. 5 GB) would be great…

  100. Chuck said on December 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm
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    I have used Dropbox now for one year. Customizing my backups were repetitively simple using Dropbox tutorials. Some of my mobile apps have Dropbox compatibility, which has been a great feature. However some of these third-party apps do not provide adequate documentation of the feature. My suggestion is to set up the feature while at your Dropbox enabled mac/pc. This allows for monitoring directory paths and permissions.
    Having extra storage space would certainly make Dropbox a must have for any user.

  101. Ben Rogers said on December 2, 2011 at 4:18 pm
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    I have been using Dropbox for quite a while now for my backups and various file storage solutions. I really like the ability to integrate Dropbox with my If This Then That (ifttt) account, which will automatically sync files to my dropbox when something from the web triggers my account. I love the Dropbox addons as well, one of them allows me to keep version histories of all my uploaded files, in case they corrupt.
    All in all, I am very impressed by the service and am very interested in additional storage!
    Thank you Martin.

  102. Levi said on December 2, 2011 at 4:21 pm
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    My goal is nothing short of the 8 GB Dropbox Ceiling. I have pleaded with each of my contacts to install the thing. Now I’m at 4 GB.

    I’ve tried:
    live mesh (Klutzy handling, Learning the interface would require an engineering degree),
    box.net (They want more $ for their desktop client),
    amazon cloud sync, (AdobeAir eats up all my RAM resorces)
    SugarSync (I can’t keep track of all my folders kept all overtheplace)

    And then came Dropbox:

    Simple, yet at the same time hosts unparalled custumization (I’m running off a Portable version!)
    Even the heavy weight software such as Flight Simulator can be synced by using DB Folder Sync with my gaming AppData.

    Catch: Google Docs has a VIEWER so you could read your files online; DB makes you DOWNLOAD your docs to someone else’s PC

    There’s no end in sight: I’m planning on syncing my BlackBerry, Portable USB with all my portable apps, and one more DB running on TinyCore Linux on the netbook.

    Try LanSync for when you don’t wan’t to eat up all your 3G bandwidth. Catch: You still need to be connected to the internet. But I will soon see how chain syncing my DB clients via other software turns out.

    Once its gets sophisticated it’s a good Idea to map everything out on paper and figure out how your ganna sync this to that….. DB is NOT so simple after all!!

    And My USB? Exactly 8 Gigs, since that is my DB Goal!!

  103. Tim Dowker said on December 2, 2011 at 4:23 pm
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    I use dropbox currently and would love an extra 2 gigs of storage. It can get tiresome moving things around because I’m running out of space.

  104. garde said on December 2, 2011 at 4:24 pm
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    I use dropbox and box.net
    home and work separately

  105. Phillip said on December 2, 2011 at 4:25 pm
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    I have tried DropBox before, but found that 2GB wasn’t quite enough and everybody I knew already had an account. So an extra 2GB would be quite nice and make it useful.

  106. BadLuckLuke said on December 2, 2011 at 4:27 pm
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    I ‘m not using a cloud storage provider currently, so I could really use this giveaway!!!

  107. PeeJay said on December 2, 2011 at 4:28 pm
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    Not using any cloud storage at present, but still looking into it.

  108. edge said on December 2, 2011 at 4:31 pm
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    I love using dropbox to help keep my smartphone synced.

  109. Doc said on December 2, 2011 at 4:31 pm
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    I use Dropbox right now!

  110. yoo said on December 2, 2011 at 4:40 pm
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    Absolutely, I’m already using Dopbox… 2 GB extra space would be great. Thanks!

  111. Levi said on December 2, 2011 at 4:47 pm
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    Dear Everybody:

    I Forgot to mention in my earlier post:

    If you are sighning up for Dropbox, you can use a freind as a refferel which will get you both extra space. So even if you haven’t received an invite, you can still use a link unique to the referer’s account.

    For example, my referer link is http://db.tt/fd2TOqY

    So If you sighn up and use the above link, we would each get an additional 250 MB. Then, post your link!

    Good luck!

  112. KD said on December 2, 2011 at 4:48 pm
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    I use Dropbox and SugarSync

  113. Egil said on December 2, 2011 at 4:48 pm
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    I’m using Dropbox and the need for more storage space would become a great adition for me.

  114. TA said on December 2, 2011 at 4:49 pm
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    Used DropBox for a year, now and love it.

    Wish they would make permissions more stringent for other users.

  115. Ryan Tunnell said on December 2, 2011 at 4:49 pm
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    I currently us Dropbox and Skydrive.

  116. Eric said on December 2, 2011 at 4:53 pm
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    I actively use DropBox and Min.us, and also have accounts with Box.net and Pogo. I also used Carbonite to back up my home computer awhile back, which had the happy side effect of allowing me to access every backed up file remotely and by Android app (not as convenient as DB, but that was never really the point). Presently, I don’t think I’d be able to function without DB–would certainly love to score more storage!

  117. Daniel Gregory said on December 2, 2011 at 5:01 pm
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    Currently using dropbox, skydrive and box.net.

    an extra 2GB would be very nice indeed

  118. Max said on December 2, 2011 at 5:05 pm
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    Old time Dropbox fan here but an extra 2Gb would be more than awesome !!
    Thanks gyus

  119. teo said on December 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm
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    Please, count me in.Thanks

  120. Dev said on December 2, 2011 at 5:10 pm
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    I have been using Dropbox and Skydrive regularly for past two year. I choose Dropbox over Skydrive, because of more support by third party apps for it (which is very useful in iOS ecosystem). One question is, is 2 GB forever or for limited time?

  121. Lukasz said on December 2, 2011 at 5:17 pm
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    Im using dropbox and evernote, 2 extra gigs would be cool

  122. asmilon said on December 2, 2011 at 5:22 pm
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    I haven’t used any cloud storage solution yet, but 2 extra GB in dropbox would be nice to get me started :-)

  123. Ben said on December 2, 2011 at 5:25 pm
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    I’ve been using Dropbox free for a couple of years now and it’s saved my caboose in a major way at least once. Also, I use it to share files with my family and between my pc’s easily, including syncing my keepass database.

  124. Alan Lau said on December 2, 2011 at 5:27 pm
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    i’m using dropbox at ther moment. best thing since slice bread. i’m sure need another 2gb slice bread though. thanks

  125. While said on December 2, 2011 at 5:27 pm
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    I use Ubuntu One as online storage. Please, count me in!

  126. Binesh Amarasekara said on December 2, 2011 at 4:29 pm
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    I was using Dropbox but later switched to SugarSync. Would love to use Dropbox again because of it’s simplicity. I’m using Live SkyDrive for cloud storage as well.

  127. Genious said on December 2, 2011 at 5:31 pm
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    Already use DropBox, most convenient way to share files between two computers. Sign me up for the free giveaway!

    1. Genious said on December 2, 2011 at 5:32 pm
      Reply

      also, real email being xmailcrapx@yahoo.com

  128. Midnight said on December 2, 2011 at 5:31 pm
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    Well, considering that I have a ton or ten of files, including pictures, text, audio and video that I’ve either got stored on my Portable drives and on CDs, this giveaway would surely help me clean up the accumulated stuff.

    I understand that Dropbox and cleaned up it’s privacy issues, so I can start using their services once again.

    Count me in for this one, Martin. It’s a great one, indeed!

  129. El-tra said on December 2, 2011 at 5:32 pm
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    I’m using DropBox with 3 PCs and one mobile device.
    2 extra GBs would be very nice! :)

  130. Yoshiyah said on December 2, 2011 at 5:34 pm
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    Currently using Dropbox on desktop computer and netbook computer. I have 3 GB of storage space, but could definitely use more.

  131. Jason said on December 2, 2011 at 5:41 pm
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    Currently using Dropbox and getting low on space. I love the service but most of my friends are already using it, hence no new referrals… Could really use the extra space.

  132. hvc said on December 2, 2011 at 5:54 pm
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    Great tool, and I’d like an extra 2gb :D

    1. Martin said on December 2, 2011 at 6:00 pm
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      Dropbox space limitations keep me from using it. A little bit more room and I would make the switch. Count me in!

  133. Jon said on December 2, 2011 at 6:29 pm
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    I have used Dropbox for over a year now and could not live without it. I no longer worry if a file is on my work, home, or linux machine. I have everything at my finger tips. I would recommend it to anyone.

  134. Johnny said on December 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm
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    I like dropbox and could always use more space.

  135. tony said on December 2, 2011 at 6:34 pm
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    I use dropbox extensively since over a year. And I am up to 3.75G from
    referrals. The service is impeccable! and very rapid. A collegue who came
    to discuss with me called home to have his friend add a file to a shared
    folder, and the file showed up almost “instantly”. We were extremely
    impressed.
    I use dropbox for syncing between 1 computer 2 laptops and an android smartphone as well as
    sharing certain folders with collegues. It has never failed. 2 gigs extra would surely be useful.

  136. jared said on December 2, 2011 at 6:35 pm
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    Woo hooo would love some extra storage from Drop box, Love it i do!

    More storage means more usage!!

  137. cmpm said on December 2, 2011 at 6:37 pm
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    Dropbox is the best imo.
    Thanks for the chance to get some extra space.
    I use the free account.

  138. Keane Ingram said on December 2, 2011 at 6:39 pm
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    I use Dropbox to backup files and sync them between my PC and my Android phone, it makes life so much simpler!

  139. Kevin Walker said on December 2, 2011 at 7:03 pm
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    I use a portable version of dropbox on usb stick & have it installed on my pc and laptop. Great for sharing docs, favourites and photos etc across multiple computers.

  140. jelson said on December 2, 2011 at 7:03 pm
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    Thanks for the giveaway. I haven’t checked out Dropbox. Currently I’m using Pogoplug

  141. Prakash said on December 2, 2011 at 7:06 pm
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    Using Dropbox free, hope will get a chance to upgrade mine.

  142. Neal W said on December 2, 2011 at 7:17 pm
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    I currently am using Dropbox with 50 GB of storage but have to cancel because of financial difficulties. Would love an extra 2 GB to help make up the difference. Thanks.

  143. Eugene said on December 2, 2011 at 7:22 pm
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    Hi I’d love to get the extra space :) I use dropbox constantly and always running low on space would be nice :) Thanks!

  144. Robert Palmar said on December 2, 2011 at 7:27 pm
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    I’ll play. My odds are better than the New York Lottery.

  145. Linu George said on December 2, 2011 at 7:30 pm
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    I use skydrive and dropbox. Would like to be considered to have extra space. Thanks for the giveaway.

  146. Steven said on December 2, 2011 at 7:32 pm
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    Dropbox is the best for storage and I could put the extra space to good use. :)

  147. Michał said on December 2, 2011 at 7:39 pm
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    I use skydrive, but i think dropbox i better!

  148. k19s said on December 2, 2011 at 7:42 pm
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    Hi, I would like to win have an extra 2 GB on my account. I currently use Dropbox a my cloud storage provider.

    https://twitter.com/#!/k1922h/status/142659896578543616

    Thanks

  149. Jon said on December 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm
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    I use DropBox on my home computer and Android phone, and I find it to be a truly valuable tool! I’m currently up to 2.75 GB.

  150. tejal said on December 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm
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    I use dropbox. I used to use syncplicity, but it had a bit more overhead than I wanted, so I switched to dropbox. I used to use it for my portable programs, but for some reason, every once in a while, my customizations to opera would be lost, so now it’s only my documents. It’s a bit easier to just keep my programs in an outside folder, and sync with my jumpdrive once a month.

    Thanks for offering a giveaway, I’m sure the 10 people who receive the promo code will be super grateful =)

  151. Archer said on December 2, 2011 at 7:47 pm
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    Very useful piece of software especially good for sharing without torrents

  152. Rodalpho said on December 2, 2011 at 7:53 pm
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    I use dropbox and crashplan. I’d love an additional 2GB storage!

    I wish dropbox offered a lower price plan. I don’t need 50GB, but I would definitely pay $1/month for 10GB. Considering that Dropbox has to be in the 8 cents/gigabyte range in their amazon S3 hosting costs, you’d think they’d jump at that.

  153. Ademas Pramuatmaja said on December 2, 2011 at 7:59 pm
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    I’ve been using Dropbox since late 2010. I want more extra space! :D

  154. balaji said on December 2, 2011 at 8:01 pm
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    I use Drop Box on my PC, Android and iPhone!
    It makes my file sharing so easy

  155. Nikhil said on December 2, 2011 at 8:03 pm
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    Hello,
    Thanks for the giveaway Martin :)
    I currently use Dropbox to synchronize all my important documents so that i can access it any time.
    please count me in.
    Best Regards

  156. Victor AY said on December 2, 2011 at 8:06 pm
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    Hi Ghacks,

    I would really want more storage for Dropbox. It’s been very stable and convenient online storage services I’ve found.

  157. Havilson said on December 2, 2011 at 8:11 pm
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    Hi, I use Dropbox and Sugarsync, and I’m running outa space in both. :(

    Thx for the giveaway.

    Regards,

    Havilson

  158. Aaron said on December 2, 2011 at 8:16 pm
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    I’ve been using dropbox for a long time. It has worked well for me and I could definitely use the extra space :)

  159. alex said on December 2, 2011 at 8:21 pm
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    dropbox and sugar

  160. Gouthaman Karunakaran said on December 2, 2011 at 8:29 pm
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    Dropbox Folder Sync is no longer available and you might want to mention that as an update in the article.

    I currently use Dropbox (on 14GB, I’m a student by the way).

  161. Kypros said on December 2, 2011 at 8:49 pm
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    I am using box.net and dropbox free :)

  162. Niall said on December 2, 2011 at 8:51 pm
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    I use Dropbox for cloud storage. I have symbolic links set up for several important folders that link to folders in Dropbox, meaning that these folders are automatically synced across computers.

    I would appreciate some extra space so that I add my music collection to the list of folders that I have synced using Dropbox.

  163. amon said on December 2, 2011 at 9:09 pm
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    Thank you for your tireless effort to make people who are naive like us in the field of IT to learn more from you. I must admit that I have never used cloud storage before but I’m ready to start it after winning one of this referral codes.

    regards,

  164. Quentin said on December 2, 2011 at 9:14 pm
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    Personally, I prefer SugarSync. Much easier and also gives 5 Gigs free.

  165. Luis Felipe said on December 2, 2011 at 9:21 pm
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    I love dropbox, I have been using it for quite a while. The main use I give it is to store the work for my classes. So far I have had a amazing experience with dropbox.

  166. Yuri said on December 2, 2011 at 9:30 pm
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    I like DropBox, first user on contest, today i ave write alternative use of DropBox but .. is “spam” :) , geek, use it for spyware log file ;)

    Hi Martin!

  167. Murali said on December 2, 2011 at 9:36 pm
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    Hi, I already use Dropbox extensively the extra 2Gb helps me little more

    Thanks,

  168. Lyk said on December 2, 2011 at 9:38 pm
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    I am a dropbox user and I’ve managed to have 5GB of storage.

    Also using SugarSync for an additional 6.5GB.

    Both good but dropbox is more widespreaded and supported by various apps and services.

  169. Joshua Camara said on December 2, 2011 at 10:12 pm
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    Currently using Dropbox. It’s nearly full though.

  170. Jared Woods said on December 2, 2011 at 10:15 pm
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    God I love dropbox. Use for home and work. Even using while a co-worker is in Cambodia to share work files. Really could use 100 gbs.

  171. DanH said on December 2, 2011 at 10:18 pm
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    Who would have thought even 5 years ago we would even need 2gig of extra space.

  172. Alex said on December 2, 2011 at 10:19 pm
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    i use Dropbox (free) and A-drive (free). Very fast and convenient. Thanks ghacks .net for anopher very nice giveaway!

  173. mickay said on December 2, 2011 at 10:38 pm
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    I’m haven’t been using cloud storage yet.

  174. Corno said on December 2, 2011 at 10:39 pm
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    I only use Dropbox Free so far, which serves me well, though at one point it stopped syncing, don’t know why, and I had to reinstall. Apart from that, it works fine. Space is tight, though, and I would like some more.

  175. Johnny said on December 2, 2011 at 10:51 pm
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    Click this link for extra free space for dropbox.

    Always have your stuff when you need it with @Dropbox. 2GB account is free! http://db.tt/KOwRq1W

  176. kindrudekid said on December 2, 2011 at 11:37 pm
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    i would love me some more space on me dropbox account!!!
    i use dropbox and skydrive

    My referral also gets u additional 250 mb of storage http://db.tt/qiNu2t2

  177. Chris said on December 3, 2011 at 12:23 am
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    I would love those extra gigs of Dropbox space, in light of internet limitations at the office and concerns about security.

    Thank you for running this giveaway.

  178. Roman ShaRP said on December 3, 2011 at 12:25 am
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    I use Dropbox for about a year.

    My team lead invited me to it.

    I/We use it for the following main purposes:
    – sharing documents for all members of distributed development team(s) (2 main office locations for each project, but all team can access documents from home or on the move)
    – sharing/transferring files home/office
    – sharing/transferring files between 2 office PCs (Win/Mac) regardless of what office network branches both machines are connected to and what IPs they get
    – automated backup of some project files
    – accessing some documents/reading from my phone when I want to read them away from PC (in meeting room, in bed, whatever).

    Dropbox proved itself as useful, capable and reliable service/tool.

  179. Bill Knaffl said on December 3, 2011 at 12:34 am
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    I have been using drop box for a while, and I started using BOX.net due to the Android 50GB freebie.,….
    I have found all sorts of uses for dropbox. Lets see what else I can do – I keep asking for referrals, but so far – only one or two. (sure could use an extra gig storage!! WINK WINK — http://db.tt/Zxv0DB8)

  180. S M said on December 3, 2011 at 12:50 am
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    I use dropbox and spideroak. Dropbox better interface. Spideroak more secure. Please send me the promo codes. Thank you.

  181. nick said on December 3, 2011 at 1:11 am
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    I use a free account on Dropbox and our family has a small shared SugarSync account as well. But nothing beats the simplicity of the dropbox when it comes to setting up file syncs for non techies.

  182. Johan Gustavsson said on December 3, 2011 at 1:23 am
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    Hi, I am an avid user of droppbox, I currently use it to backup all of my apps/system settings of my Android Phone (a Samsung Galaxy Note), and I could really have use for the extra space…

  183. Ryan M. said on December 3, 2011 at 1:31 am
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    I use Dropbox, box.net, and SkyDrive; dropbox for syncing in general, box.net as a file locker and collaboration tool, and SkyDrive for OneNote sync.

  184. Bob said on December 3, 2011 at 1:57 am
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    Use dropbox now to keep various work manuals and documentation in sync between work, home and laptop.

  185. bungeshea said on December 3, 2011 at 2:29 am
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    I use both Dropbox and Box.net (for repositories). I’d LOVE 2 GB extra space!

  186. Martin said on December 3, 2011 at 4:33 am
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    I pay for Sugarsync which is nice but Dropbox *feels* simpler and I have a few friends on it as well. As such, for their benefit and mine, 2GB more would be great.

  187. Raj said on December 3, 2011 at 4:34 am
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    Hi

    I have recently started using Dropbox and have found it really useful to have access to some files at work or on the road

    Would love the extra space

    Thanks
    Raj

  188. Jordan said on December 3, 2011 at 4:54 am
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    Anyone who wants to try dropbox and wishes to help me expand my GB of space on there (they give you 250MB for every person you successfully refer), just click on this link:
    http://db.tt/0J08hQcF

    Thank you.

  189. Grr said on December 3, 2011 at 5:15 am
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    Thanks Martin for the giveaway.
    I’m currently using the free dropbox for my need.

    It would be very helpful if I manage to win the 2Gb here.

    Please count me in ur giveaway.

    Thanks,
    Grr

  190. Chris Bell said on December 3, 2011 at 5:23 am
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    Dropbox and Skydrive. I need more space

  191. Lewis said on December 3, 2011 at 6:46 am
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    I’m using Dropbox for cloud storage and I would love to get an extra 2GBs for it. =)

  192. Gerald Y said on December 3, 2011 at 7:00 am
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    Currently using dropbox as well… almost every school project uses it, bursting my storage limit often… Haha…

  193. NKS said on December 3, 2011 at 7:27 am
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    Have never used the online storage.

  194. Ari Arsyadi said on December 3, 2011 at 7:54 am
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    Wow! I think a ‘thank you’ would never be enough as this is a very useful tool indeed. The fact that this service has massive features that are highly useful for designers (like me :) ) will guarantee to make most people drool over this.

    I have been using DropBox since I’ve known about it and yes It absolutely plays a major role in helping me get my work process running smoothly. I use it mainly as a backup storage as well as a sync tool for every project I work on. No doubt this will certainly boost my current work process. So yes, I really need the code to get me the extra storage.

    and thanks :)

  195. Randy Williams said on December 3, 2011 at 7:56 am
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    I’d Love2GB of extra space!
    Thanks!

  196. Patrick said on December 3, 2011 at 8:00 am
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    I’ve been using dropbox for a long time. I knew about the file history, but never knew it was just 30 days for free users.

  197. Lee said on December 3, 2011 at 8:08 am
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    I would love an extra 2GB – I already use Dropbox but have not got nearly enough storage space – so this 2GB would really come in handy. I also recently signed up for Sugar Sync but have not had much time to play around with it! Please count me in the draw!

  198. pkghosh said on December 3, 2011 at 8:46 am
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    I’m not using any cloud storage yet but will now signup with DropBox.

    The extra 2GB will help and I’m looking forward to a license.

    Thank you….

  199. Niels Jensen said on December 3, 2011 at 9:00 am
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    I use Spideroak. The encrypt data on local computer with a key stored on local computer only. However, I haven’t figured out how they then provide web-based share rooms.

  200. Richard said on December 3, 2011 at 9:37 am
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    I’ve been using Dropbox for about a year now. I do a lot of IT support and troubleshooting for friends and associates. I use Dropbox as a kind of toolkit to access various reference materials, accumulated registry hacks, and utility installation files which I use on my house calls. I find this much more convenient that searching for the materials online after I arrive. I sure could use the extra gigs to add more of the same.

  201. Egil said on December 3, 2011 at 9:56 am
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    I’ve been using Dropbox for a long time and extra space will be very welcome :)

  202. sc said on December 3, 2011 at 10:08 am
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    Just signed up with your referral code. An additional 2Gb would be nice.
    Thanks.

  203. 9_yash said on December 3, 2011 at 10:26 am
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    Hi,
    Please count me in this draw. I am already using Dropbox and need a bigger space.
    Thanks.

  204. Utluna said on December 3, 2011 at 10:52 am
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    Yes, I use Crashplan

  205. Adam Dempsey said on December 3, 2011 at 12:22 pm
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    I use Dropbox as both a backup of important files and an easy way to be able to work on projects at home and at work. As soon as I make changes they instantly appear at the other end, couldn’t work without it now!

  206. Paul Oberle said on December 16, 2011 at 11:38 pm
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    Been using Dropbox 2gb is free and if you download with this link:

    http://db.tt/drd85b6Z

    we both benefit with more space
    Still trying to decide if I like it the same or better or worse than SugarSync
    so far Dropbox seems a faster overall better experience, while SugarSync feels more informative in regards to shared folders and permissions

  207. EverArale said on December 21, 2011 at 9:06 pm
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    I’m a Dropbox’s loyal user and have been using this for mor than 3 years, Its a great software and must have for every pc, so I would like to put my name for this draw. Thanks for the opportunity, please count me in.

  208. Roller said on December 22, 2011 at 11:45 am
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    I love dropbox, it is the only way I can share files across4 different computers and two smartphones. I would love some extra space!!

  209. David said on December 23, 2011 at 8:36 am
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    Thanks for the chance and happy holidays!

  210. Frank said on December 24, 2011 at 8:27 pm
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    I’d like to try it and the extra 2 gigs would be great, thanks

  211. Leslie said on December 25, 2011 at 5:39 am
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    My iphone says i’ve reached my limit of space but I haven’t according to my account online. How do i “fix” the iphone app so that it will allow me to upload files?

    thanks!

  212. Anonymous said on December 28, 2011 at 10:02 am
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    Beautiful work by Brinkmann I hope following him could metamorphose me into an internet wizard too. Thanks for your great work.
    God Bless You.

  213. emmanuel nyong said on December 28, 2011 at 10:07 am
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    Mr. Brinkmann, thanks for your good work.

  214. Niral Sheth said on December 30, 2011 at 6:12 am
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    I have been using dropbox and it rocks! I would also like to be entered in the drawing for 2gb of storage please.

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